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The Digital Tipping Point

Christian Einfeldt

Welcome to the The Digital Tipping Point (DTP) collection. The DTP crew describes their project as a Point-of-View (POV) documentary film about the rapidly growing global shift to open source software, and the effects that massive wave of technological change will have on literacy, art, and culture around the world.



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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of segments features Michael Shaw, a community reporter for Assignment Zero. Assigment Zero is classic example of what tech journalist Dan Gillmor has called "Distributed Journalism" in his ground-breaking book, We the Media . One of the basic ideas of our film is that Free Open Source Software is so big, and so influential, that it will change the way that...
Topics: Michael Shaw, Shaw, Michael, Dan Gillmor, Gillmor, Dan, Distributed Journalism, We the Media,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 15 interview segments, software engineer Natasha Humphries tells the remarkable story of losing her job as a software engineer to colleagues in Bangalore, India. Natasha, a Stanford grad who has worked for 10 years as a software engineer, was...
Topics: Natasha Humphries, Humphries, Natasha, Palm One, India, Jobs lost to globalization, Globalization,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of 5 segments features Linux systems administrator Christa Casebeer, in an interview shot at Linux World Expo 2008 in San Francisco. She is also an Internet personality who podcasts and blogs as Linuxchic at Alternageek.com, along with her business partner Joel Trigger, who blogs as TechMonkey. This series of segments is fascinating because Christa's job takes her close to a...
Topics: Christa Casebeer, Casebeer, Christa, Kansas City, Missouri, EEE PC, Overshot Customers, Colleges...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Dan Gillmor is the creator of the phrase, "Distributed Journalism", which is an indication of the fact that Dan was one of the first mainstream journalists for a major global newspaper to spot the impact that the Internet and Free Open Source Software would have upon the craft of reporting the news. Dan's accomplishments are legion. He has won boatloads of honors and awards for his...
Topics: Dan Gillmor, Gillmor, Dan, distributed journalism, citizen journalism, We the Media, Open Source...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Linux guru Evan Littman talks about his formal training in Microsoft Windows and his experience with Linux. He first finishes talking about some of the projects that his local group had been working on, which is teaching local organizations how to use Linux, and installing Linux Terminal Server Project networks in local schools. He says that he likes working with open source...
Topics: Los Angeles, Evan Littman, Littman, Evan, Documentation Good For Linux, Business Models For Open...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Alexandro Colorado is a very fascinating person. He is a Mexican national who is worked energetically all over the world to speed up the spread of free open source software. He is the co-founder of the hugely successful XpoLinux conference in Mexico, and he is a longtime lead of the massive Spanish-language project for OpenOffice.org. At the time of this interview, he was working on...
Topics: Alexandro Colorado, Colorado, Alexandro, open source evangelists, Mexico, Latin America,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 18 interview segments, Sun Microsystems Senior Engineering Director Joerg Heilig talks about OpenOffice.org, a project that he was responsible for within Sun. He talks about the economic motivation for Sun to sponsor OpenOffice.org; OpenOffice.org's...
Topics: Joerg Heilig, Heilig, Joerg, Sun Microsystems, OpenOffice.org, Star Office, Sophie Gautier,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features Luis Casas Luengo, the Director of Fundecyt, a private foundation in the Spanish Region of Extremadura dedicated to funding Free Open Source Software ventures and projects. The DTP will be many, many films created by the global open source video community about how open source is changing their lives. We, the DTP crew, are submitting this...
Topics: Luis Casas Luengo, Casas Luengo, Luis, Extremadura, Spain, Badajoz, Fundecyt, sustainability of...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of 11 video segments features Brazilian entreprenuer Marcelo Marques, the prinicpal of Brazilian network security and training company 4Linux. He is also the principal of LPI Brazil, an international training and certification company. This footage was shot...
Topics: Marcelo Marques, Marques, Marcelo, 4Linux, business models for open source, education, business...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of 11 interview segments features John William Templeton, a widely published historian, journalist, and business commentator. John is president and executive editor of eAccess Corp. in San Francisco. As editor of the San Jose Business Journal, he helped...
Topics: John William Templeton, Templeton, John William, Open Source In Developing World, WorldSpace, Lower...
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PROTECT YOUR EARS! LOUD AUDIO! DO NOT USE HEADPHONES TO LISTEN TO THIS VIDEO! Please be aware that this video is raw rough-edited video. There are a several spots where a loud noise occurs near the mic, and it could hurt your ears. Protect your ears accordingly, please. This video is intended for remixing and will require audio and video enhancement. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for shooting this footage, and adding some transitions to it. This is one of many short...
Topics: Jim Hogg, Hogg, Jim, Austin, Texas, Texas, Children and Open Source, Schools and Open Source,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of videos features Salk Institute computational neuroscientist Thomas Bartol. Jonas Salk is best known for his work in creating the life-saving polio vaccine, but for our purposes, he was equaliy heroic for releasing his work to the public, famously saying that the people owned his vaccine and exclaiming, "Who owns my polio vaccine? The people! Could you patent the...
Topics: Salk Institute, Thomas Bartol, Bartol, Thomas, Mcell, myasthenia gravis, scientific method,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of interviews features Kevin Foreman, who was a general manager for the Helix division at RealNetworks at the time this video was shot. Kevin Foreman is a filmmaker's dream. He is articular, handsome, and delivers awesome soundbites. Meaning that he states his opinion clearly and concisely. A documentary filmmaker is concerned less with whether an interviewee agrees with the...
Topics: Kevin Foreman, Foreman, Kevin, RealNetworks, Helix, Microsoft like the Roman Empire, The World is...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment features Nat Friedman, one of the visionary co-founders of the open source company, Ximian, along with Miguel de Icaza. Nat Friedman stands out among developers in the free open source software community for brilliance both in code writing and in business judgment. The DTP will be many, many films created by the global open source video community about how open source is...
Topics: Nat Friedman, Friedman, Nat, Ximian, Novell
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular segment features more images of the Extremadura countryside, including the remarkable silhouette of a bull that stands atop a hill alongide the highway from Madrid to Merida. Livestock farming is really important in Extremadura, so much so that Free Open Source Software researcher Charles Curran, a vegetarian who lives in Seville, points out that ham is considered a vegetable...
Topics: b-roll Extremadura, b-roll Extremadura countryside
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This second set of a series of interview segments features anthropologist Gabriella Coleman. You might think that anthropologist are only useful for studying bones of old, forgotten cultures, but you would be wrong. As this series of 13 interview segments shows, we can...
Topics: Gabriella Coleman, Coleman, Gabriella, FISL Con 5, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Brazil
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment features Nat Friedman, one of the visionary co-founders of the open source company, Ximian, along with Miguel de Icaza. Nat Friedman stands out among developers in the free open source software community for brilliance both in code writing and in business judgment. The DTP will be many, many films created by the global open source video community about how open source is...
Topics: Nat Friedman, Friedman, Nat, Ximian, Novell
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This video features Kina Grannis, a pretty young woman who became popular overnight on YouTube for producing this video featuring her and her two sisters, Misa and Emi, singing a song, called "Gotta Digg", about the wacko passion that some people feel about participating in Digg.com. Her song is relevant to the DTP because she is singing about a news aggregator that author Dan...
Topics: Kina Grannis, Grannis, Kina, Misa Grannis, Grannis, Misa, Emi Grannis, Grannis, Emi, Gotta Digg,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of 11 interview segments features John William Templeton, a widely published historian, journalist, and business commentator. John is president and executive editor of eAccess Corp. in San Francisco. As editor of the San Jose Business Journal, he helped...
Topics: John William Templeton, Templeton, John William, Schools as undershot customers, schools as...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of interview segments features Claudio Menezes, Senior Programme Officer, UNESCO Communication and Information Sector. United Nations Educational,...
Topics: laudio Menezes, Menezes, Claudio, UNESCO, Porto Alegre, FISL Con 5, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Brazil,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments featuers Dwayne Bailey, who is the Founder and Managing Director of Translate.org.za, a non-profit organisation focused on the localisation, or translation, of Open Source software into South Africa's 11 official languages. Dwayne is also a long time community leader in the OpenOffice.org community. If you would like this interview and would like to help out, please...
Topics: Dwayne Bailey, Bailey, Dwayne, Translate.org.za, OpenOffice.org, localization of open source...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this particular segment, Paul Donahue captures a bit of the Extremadura countryside. Unfortunately, the berms alongside the road were somewhate high, and so Paul is only able to get a bit of useable b-roll footage here. But this footage might be useful for a few seconds, because it shows how wide-open Extremadura is. Extremadura is one of the least densely populate areas of Europe, and...
Topics: b-roll Extremadura, b-roll Extremadura countryside
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment features Nat Friedman, one of the visionary co-founders of the open source company, Ximian, along with Miguel de Icaza. Nat Friedman stands out among developers in the free open source software community for brilliance both in code writing and in business judgment. The DTP will be many, many films created by the global open source video community about how open source is...
Topics: Nat Friedman, Friedman, Nat, Ximian, Novell
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Samuel Clemens came back from the dead, and his name is now Doc Searls. This series of interviews features Doc Searls, who most certainly will be remembered as the creative journalistic wit of the Free Open Source Software movement. Like Samuel Clemmens before him, Doc Searls is a journalist with a piercing wit and insight into the fundamental nature of things. Doc even looks somewhat like...
Topics: Doc Searls, Searls, Doc, Clue Train Manifesto, Linux Journal, San Diego, Desktop Linux Summit
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of interview segments features anthropologist Gabriella Coleman. You might think that anthropologist are only useful for studying bones of old, forgotten cultures, but you would be wrong. As this series of 10 interview segments shows, we can learn a lot about...
Topics: Gabriella Coleman, Coleman, Gabriella, FISL Con 5, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Brazil
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. There really is no easy way to describe Dirk-Willem van Gulik's work, because what he does is so complex. He basically helps build the massive system of roadways that we call "the Internet". His formal bio says that he is a Senior Partner at the Tribal Knowledge Group, a specialist Apache consultancy company, with 15 years of Internet engineering, consulting and project management...
Topics: Dirk-Willem van Gulik, van Gulik, Dirk-Willem, Internet road-builder, Apache Software Foundation,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This is a funny segment which was shot at the OpenOffice.org Conference 2004 in Berlin. Natalia Ulrych, who is featured in this short segment, wanted to come on camera to say that she had come to the OpenOffice.org Conference to find out what the community aspect of the software was all about. We talked with Natalia for a while before the camera was turned on. She wanted to say just a few...
Topics: Natalia Ulrych, Ulrych, Natalia, Berlin OpenOffice.org Conference 2004, Ease of use, Community and...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment features Nat Friedman, one of the visionary co-founders of the open source company, Ximian, along with Miguel de Icaza. Nat Friedman stands out among developers in the free open source software community for brilliance both in code writing and in business judgment. The DTP will be many, many films created by the global open source video community about how open source is...
Topics: Nat Friedman, Friedman, Nat, Ximian, Novell
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 18 interview segments, Sun Microsystems Senior Engineering Director Joerg Heilig talks about OpenOffice.org, a project that he was responsible for within Sun. He talks about the economic motivation for Sun to sponsor OpenOffice.org; OpenOffice.org's...
Topics: Joerg Heilig, Heilig, Joerg, Sun Microsystems, OpenOffice.org, Star Office, Hamburg, Germany,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 21 interview segments, Dolby computer wiz John Gilbert talks about where Linux has penetrated the movie industry. And if anyone should know, it is this guy. John makes his living by using Unix and Linux to help make the magic of Dolby movie sounds and...
Topics: John Gilbert, Gilbert, John, Embedded Linux, Real Time Linux, Obstacles To Free Open Source...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 15 interview segments, real-time Linux kernel developer Bill Huey talks about his experience with the efficacy of the Linux kernel society. He explains why he thinks that the Linux kernel project has proven to be such a huge success over more than a...
Topics: Bill Huey, Huey, Bill, meritocracy, Code as Creative Expression, Apple OS X, GNOME, Sun...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This second set of a series of interview segments features anthropologist Gabriella Coleman. You might think that anthropologist are only useful for studying bones of old, forgotten cultures, but you would be wrong. As this series of 13 interview segments shows, we can...
Topics: Gabriella Coleman, Coleman, Gabriella, FISL Con 5, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Brazil
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of interviews features Heather Baker, a business manager with Cerberian, Inc., a web-filtering provider for multiple computer systerms, including both Microsoft Windows and GNU-Linux. We at the DTP consider Cerberian's work with Linux to be a digital tipping point because it's an example of the growth of businesses around the GNU-Linux business hub. One of the questions that...
Topics: Heather Baker, Baker, Heather, Cerberian, Inc., parental control filters, pornography filters,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This second set of a series of interview segments features anthropologist Gabriella Coleman. You might think that anthropologist are only useful for studying bones of old, forgotten cultures, but you would be wrong. As this series of 13 interview segments shows, we can...
Topics: Gabriella Coleman, Coleman, Gabriella, FISL Con 5, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Brazil
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of segments features William W. Fischer, a professor of intellectual property law at Harvard. In these segments, Professor Fischer's theme is that distribution institutions are key to Free Culture. His two main points are whether musicians (and other artists) should be paid, and if so, how? He says that regarding recorded music as advertising for concerts is not a sufficient...
Topics: William Fischer, Fischer, William, Creative Commons, Free Culture, Culture of Sharing, Business...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of interview segments features Claudio Menezes, Senior Programme Officer, UNESCO Communication and Information Sector. United Nations Educational,...
Topics: laudio Menezes, Menezes, Claudio, UNESCO, Porto Alegre, FISL Con 5, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Brazil,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment features Bhaskar Chakravorti, who is a visionary business management consultant currently with McKinsey & Company in Boston. Bhaskar has done the important theoretical work of unpacking the "chicken and egg" question facing not only free open source software, but in fact any innovation that is challenging the entrenched market leaders such as Microsoft. In North...
Topics: Bhaskar Chakravorti, Chakravorti, Bhaskar, McKinsey and Co., Monitor Group
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features the very entertaining Caitlin Hill. Caitlin is included in the Digital Tipping Point Video Collection because she personifies the digital tipping point in a number of ways. First, she has used Free Open Source Software (GNU Linux) to create an internationally acclaimed video persona called "TheHill88"; and yet she didn't even...
Topics: Caitlin Hill, Hill, Caitlin, TheHill88, Hollywood, on-line vide, YouTube, DIY, Australia,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive.Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This second set of a series of interview segments features anthropologist Gabriella Coleman. You might think that anthropologist are only useful for studying bones of old, forgotten cultures, but you would be wrong. As this series of 13 interview segments shows, we can...
Topics: Gabriella Coleman, Coleman, Gabriella, FISL Con 5, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Brazil
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 15 interview segments, real-time Linux kernel developer Bill Huey talks about his experience with the efficacy of the Linux kernel society. He explains why he thinks that the Linux kernel project has proven to be such a huge success over more than a...
Topics: Bill Huey, Huey, Bill, meritocracy, Code as Creative Expression, Apple OS X, GNOME, Sun...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 18 interview segments, Sun Microsystems Senior Engineering Director Joerg Heilig talks about OpenOffice.org, a project that he was responsible for within Sun. He talks about the economic motivation for Sun to sponsor OpenOffice.org; OpenOffice.org's...
Topics: Joerg Heilig, Heilig, Joerg, Sun Microsystems, OpenOffice.org, Star Office, Hamburg, Germany,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 18 interview segments, Sun Microsystems Senior Engineering Director Joerg Heilig talks about OpenOffice.org, a project that he was responsible for within Sun. He talks about the economic motivation for Sun to sponsor OpenOffice.org; OpenOffice.org's...
Topics: Joerg Heilig, Heilig, Joerg, Sun Microsystems, OpenOffice.org, Star Office, Localization Of Open...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 15 interview segments, software engineer Natasha Humphries tells the remarkable story of losing her job as a software engineer to colleagues in Bangalore, India. Natasha, a Stanford grad who has worked for 10 years as a software engineer, was...
Topics: Natasha Humphries, Humphries, Natasha, Palm One, India, Jobs lost to globalization
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 18 interview segments, Sun Microsystems Senior Engineering Director Joerg Heilig talks about OpenOffice.org, a project that he was responsible for within Sun. He talks about the economic motivation for Sun to sponsor OpenOffice.org; OpenOffice.org's...
Topics: Joerg Heilig, Heilig, Joerg, Sun Microsystems, OpenOffice.org, Star Office, Hamburg, Germany,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive.CAUTION! Protect your ears! This video is raw video and has not been rendered for even sound. At a couple of points, there is loud dog barking. Don't use headphones to listen to this segment. This interview features Adam Metz, an author, speaker, and business consultant, and Adam's cute dog, Teddy. Adam says that his consultancy business will be getting a table in the new space being built...
Topics: Adam Metz, Metz, Adam, CitizenSpace, CitzenAgency, Whuffie, Ridley The Wonder Dog, Teddy the...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of two segments features Clyde Vaughn, a retired minister who lives in Aptos, California. We interviewed Clyde because he is a Mac and Windows user, and was just being introduced to GNU Linux and Free Open Source Software at the time of this interview. We wanted to see why he chose the computers he used, and what his impressions he had of GNU Linux and Free Open Source Software....
Topics: Clyde Vaughn, Vaugh, Clyde, retired minister, KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy, male, caucasian,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment features Nat Friedman, one of the visionary co-founders of the open source company, Ximian, along with Miguel de Icaza. Nat Friedman stands out among developers in the free open source software community for brilliance both in code writing and in business judgment. The DTP will be many, many films created by the global open source video community about how open source is...
Topics: Nat Friedman, Friedman, Nat, Ximian, Novell
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Markos Moulitsas Zuniga is the creator of the Daily Kos website, which has become the equivalent of Wikipedia for grassroots Democratic Party politics in the United States. The Daily Kos is a platform for amplifying the voice of politically progressive grassroots political activists, aimed mostly on influencing and commenting on US electoral politics. The site has drawn comments from both...
Topics: Markos Moulitsas, Moulitsas, Markos, Daily Kos, Berkeley, California, California
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features Luis Casas Luengo, the Director of Fundecyt, a private foundation in the Spanish Region of Extremadura dedicated to funding Free Open Source Software ventures and projects. The DTP will be many, many films created by the global open source video community about how open source is changing their lives. We, the DTP crew, are submitting this...
Topics: Luis Casas Luengo, Casas Luengo, Luis, Extremadura, Spain, Badajoz, Fundecyt, sustainability of...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 15 interview segments, software engineer Natasha Humphries tells the remarkable story of losing her job as a software engineer to colleagues in Bangalore, India. Natasha, a Stanford grad who has worked for 10 years as a software engineer, was...
Topics: Natasha Humphries, Humphries, Natasha, Palm One, India, Jobs lost to globalization, Globalization,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This very short 18 second video segment features the Linux kernel mascot, Tux, wearing an LPI t-shirt and mortar board (the hat that is commonly worn in the US by graduating college students). LPI stands for Linux Professional Institute. The background discussion is between Marcelo Maruques and DTP Producer Christian Einfeldt. This footage was shot at the premises of 4Linux, a Brazilian...
Topics: b-roll Tux, Tux, Business Models for Open Source, Education, Linux Professional Institute, 4Linux,...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 18 interview segments, Sun Microsystems Senior Engineering Director Joerg Heilig talks about OpenOffice.org, a project that he was responsible for within Sun. He talks about the economic motivation for Sun to sponsor OpenOffice.org; OpenOffice.org's...
Topics: Joerg Heilig, Heilig, Joerg, Sun Microsystems, OpenOffice.org, Star Office, Printing Press, Open...
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! This series of interview segments features anthropologist Gabriella Coleman. You might think that anthropologist are only useful for studying bones of old, forgotten cultures, but you would be wrong. As this series of 10 interview segments shows, we can learn a lot about...
Topics: Gabriella Coleman, Coleman, Gabriella, FISL Con 5, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Brazil
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In this series of 21 interview segments, Dolby computer wiz John Gilbert talks about where Linux has penetrated the movie industry. And if anyone should know, it is this guy. John makes his living by using Unix and Linux to help make the magic of Dolby movie sounds and...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Alexandro Colorado is a very fascinating person. He is a Mexican national who is worked energetically all over the world to speed up the spread of free open source software. He is the co-founder of the hugely successful XpoLinux conference in Mexico, and he is a longtime lead of the massive Spanish-language project for OpenOffice.org. At the time of this interview, he was working on...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment features Nat Friedman, one of the visionary co-founders of the open source company, Ximian, along with Miguel de Icaza. Nat Friedman stands out among developers in the free open source software community for brilliance both in code writing and in business judgment. The DTP will be many, many films created by the global open source video community about how open source is...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of segments features Michael Shaw, a community reporter for Assignment Zero. Assigment Zero is classic example of what tech journalist Dan Gillmor has called "Distributed Journalism" in his ground-breaking book, We the Media . One of the basic ideas of our film is that Free Open Source Software is so big, and so influential, that it will change the way that...
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PROTECT YOUR EARS! LOUD AUDIO! DO NOT USE HEADPHONES TO LISTEN TO THIS VIDEO! Please be aware that this video is raw rough-edited video. There are a several spots where a loud noise occurs near the mic, and it could hurt your ears. Protect your ears accordingly, please. This video is intended for remixing and will require audio and video enhancement. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for shooting this footage, and adding some transitions to it. This is one of many short...
Topics: Jim Hogg, Hogg, Jim, Austin, Texas, Texas, Children and Open Source, Schools and Open Source,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. We are very proud to exhibit this segment of our interview with Richard Stallman, the visionary who first articulated the significance of the power of sharing free software. Images and audio of Richard Stallman are released under a verbatim-copying-only license which reads as follows: "Verbatim copying and distribution of this entire work is permitted in any medium without royalty...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Steve Weber, Ph.D., is a professor of Political Science at UC Berkeley, where he is the Director of the Institute of International Studies. He is also the author of the book, "The Success of Open Source." But for the purposes of the Digital Tipping Point film and library, he is the thinker who came up with one of the key concepts upon which the DTP is based: the idea of...
Topics: Steve Weber, Weber, Steve, Success of Open Source, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, California
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive.Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! Microsoft is a fascinating company. Even its staunchest critics have respect for it the same way that they might respect the power of a massive hurricane. Microsoft is simply a force of nature. Which is part of the fascination of the Digital Tipping Point film, because we...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. We are very proud to exhibit this segment of our interview with Richard Stallman, the man who first articulated the power of sharing free software. Verbatim copying and distribution of this entire article are permitted worldwide without royalty in any medium provided this notice is preserved. Excerpts consisting of any number of complete sentences may be used on the same terms. In this...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment is part of a series of "person-on-the-street" interviews we conducted in Harvard Square. We wanted to see how deeply free open source software had permeated the consciousness of the denizens of Cambridge. Harvard Square could not be called a cross-section of the US; but Cambridge certainly is the breeding ground of the privileged and the leaders of the next generation,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features the very entertaining Caitlin Hill. Caitlin is included in the Digital Tipping Point Video Collection because she personifies the digital tipping point in a number of ways. First, she has used Free Open Source Software (GNU Linux) to create an internationally acclaimed video persona called "TheHill88"; and yet she didn't even...
Topics: Caitlin Hill, Hill, Caitlin, TheHill88, Hollywood, on-line vide, YouTube, DIY, Australia,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This particular series of video segments features the very entertaining Caitlin Hill. Caitlin is included in the Digital Tipping Point Video Collection because she personifies the digital tipping point in a number of ways. First, she has used Free Open Source Software (GNU Linux) to create an internationally acclaimed video persona called "TheHill88"; and yet she didn't even...
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PROTECT YOUR EARS! LOUD AUDIO! DO NOT USE HEADPHONES TO LISTEN TO THIS VIDEO! Please be aware that this video is raw rough-edited video. There are a several spots where a loud noise occurs near the mic, and it could hurt your ears. Protect your ears accordingly, please. This video is intended for remixing and will require audio and video enhancement. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for shooting this footage, and adding some transitions to it. This is one of many short...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of 7 segments features Ken Starks, one of the organizers of Lindependence 2008, talking about his role in Lindependence 2008. He also talks about his role in founding the Tux 500 project, a project aimed at getting a race car entered in the Indy 500 bearing the Tux the Penguin mascot, a project at which he and his team succeeded. The purpose of this video is to support a DTP...
Topics: Ken Starks, Starks, Ken, Felton, California, Lindependence 2008, Retail Free Open Source Activism,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. These segments feature b-roll of the most impressive human-like robots that I have ever seen. This robot, called the Kawada HRP2, lies down, gets up, does side bends, can carry lumber with a human being, and waives to the crowd, all with fluid motion. Almost none of its motion is associated with the awkward motion that we associate with robots. It demonstrates particular fluidity of motion...
Topics: Kawada Industries, Japan, Humanity of Robotics, Humanoid Robots, Business Models For Open Source,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, tape id = e-dv255_oaxa_fiesta_6a_001.ogg The DTP will be many, many films created by the global open source video community about how open source is changing their lives. We, the DTP crew, are submitting this footage for anyone to rip, mix, and burn under the Creative Commons Attribute - ShareAlike license. We welcome edits, transcriptions, graphics, music, and animation...
Topic: Los Angeles
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of 3 segments features Rolf Pedersen, a volunteer at Lindependence 2008, talking about his role in demonstrating Mandriva Linuxat Lindependence 2008. The purpose of this video is to support a DTP story about Lindependence 2008, which is an event planned by Larry Cafiero and Ken Starks (aka Helios) to persuade a town of 6,000 people to try out Free Open Source Software for one...
Topics: Rolf Pedersen, Pedersen, Rolf, Felton, California, Lindependence 2008, Retail Free Open Source...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This series of DTP segments features Michael Robertson, the founder of Linspire. At the time of this shooting, Michael was the CEO of Linspire. He is now the Chairman of Linspire, and Kevin Carmony is the CEO. It would be difficult to name any single person who has done more than Michael Robertson to bring Free Open Source Software to mainstream desktop customers. Michael's companies have...
Topics: Michael Robertson, Robertson, Michael, Linspire, Lindows, Desktop GNU Linux, User-friendly GUIs,...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! In segment 10 (Tape 156~004), Bill talks about some of the different approaches to Java and .Net. He says that he thinks .Net will not take over the Internet. Microsoft products, in general, are classless. They are generic. Their attitude toward security is reckless....
Topics: Bill Huey, Huey, Bill, Microsoft's .Net, Miguel de Icaza, Icaza, Miguel de, Innovation, Myth of...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment features Nat Friedman, one of the visionary co-founders of the open source company, Ximian, along with Miguel de Icaza. Nat Friedman stands out among developers in the free open source software community for brilliance both in code writing and in business judgment. The DTP will be many, many films created by the global open source video community about how open source is...
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Thanks to Ted Nebus for doing the initial rough-editing of this raw source code footage! This footage features beautiful b-roll (background) footage shot by Paul Donahue from near the top of the Conde Matarazzo City Hall building mostly due north toward the Praco Ramos de Azevedos square, which is the green park with palm trees that you see. The nearest intersection just north of the square is where Rua Cel. Xavier do Toleda crosses Viaduto do Cha. We were in this building to interview the...
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This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Markos Moulitsas Zuniga is the creator of the Daily Kos website, which has become the equivalent of Wikipedia for grassroots Democratic Party politics in the United States. The Daily Kos is a platform for amplifying the voice of politically progressive grassroots political activists, aimed mostly on influencing and commenting on US electoral politics. The site has drawn comments from both...
Topics: Markos Moulitsas, Moulitsas, Markos, Daily Kos, Berkeley, California, California